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Denial Of $63 Million Medicaid Claim Blamed For Increase In Deficit

A recent federal decision denying Connecticut’s claim for $63 million in Medicaid reimbursements is being blamed for the state’s growing budget deficit.


Kevin Lembo (Courtesy Office of the State Comptroller)

State Comptroller Releases New Deficit Projections

(Hartford, Conn/CBS Connecticut) – The state comptroller’s office is out with figures regarding the budget deficit. Kevin Lembo says with reductions announced in January, the state is on track to end the fiscal year with […]


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Comptroller: State Deficit Down By $13.2 Million

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says Connecticut is on track to end the current fiscal year with a $31.6 million budget deficit. In a letter to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released Friday, […]


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Budget Advisor Says State’s Economy Is Improving

A top budget adviser to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday that Connecticut’s economy is showing signs of improvement despite a projected $99.5 million revenue shortfall this year and projected $1 billion deficits in each of the next three fiscal years.


Governor Malloy Budget Director Benjamin Barnes

State Budget Chief Releases Fiscal Accountability Report

The Office of Policy and Management released its annual Fiscal Accountability Report Friday.It describes factors affecting Connecticut’s budget through 2018.


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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.


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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.


File photo of Gov. Dannel Malloy signing landmark gun control legislation on April 4, 2013. (Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Burn The Midnight Oil

Lawmakers worked late into the night to close out the legislative session before the midnight deadline.


Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Legislative Republicans Revise Their Budget Alternative

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The minority Republicans in Connecticut’s General Assembly are offering up ideas for trimming the new state budget, now that the projected surplus has plunged by $461.5 million. GOP lawmakers on Thursday […]


Mayor Pedro Segarra Hartford State of the City March 10 2012 Michael Guerrera Photo

Budget Hearing Tonight In Hartford

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The budget process begins in earnest tonight in Hartford. The City Council is holding a public hearing tonight on Mayor Pedro Segarra’s proposed $577.5 million spending plan for FY 2015. In […]